Vestment (For a First-degree Taoist Priest)

A work made of silk, satin weaves; embroidered with silk, silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, laid work and couching; ties: silk, satin weave; lined with silk, twill damask.
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  • A work made of silk, satin weaves; embroidered with silk, silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, laid work and couching; ties: silk, satin weave; lined with silk, twill damask.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1825/75

Artist:

China

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Title

Vestment (For a First-degree Taoist Priest)

Origin

China

Date

1825–1875

Medium

Silk, satin weaves; embroidered with silk, silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, laid work and couching; ties: silk, satin weave; lined with silk, twill damask

Dimensions

135.2 × 189.3 cm (53 1/4 × 74 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Samuel M. Nickerson Fund

Reference Number

1947.514

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